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Nanaimo Daily News
Justin Bieber apologizes for visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine, says he was misled
Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Japan lawmakers visit war shrine on eve...
Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers paid homage at the Yasukuni war shrine on Tuesday, raising the stakes in an already tense region on the eve of Barack Obama's visit.
The Straits Times
5 things about Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine
Shinto priests walk out from the outer shrine after they administer a Shinto rite "Kiyoharai" on the first day of the three-day spring festival at the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo on April 21, 2014.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Japan Times
Abe makes offering at Yasukuni Shrine; will most likely skip visit
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday made an offering at the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, a move that suggests he will refrain from visiting it during its spring festival from Monday through Wednesday.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
I Have a Real Love/Hate Relationship with Noragami
I have never reacted to an anime quite the way I reacted to modern fantasy Noragami : I either loved it or hated it with never a feeling in between.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Japan Times
Internal affairs minister Shindo visits Yasukuni
A Cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday in a move that threatens to stir up further resentment in China and South Korea, which view it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Japan's Penis Festival, Kanamara Matsuri, Promotes Safe Sex And...
Every year in the streets of Japan, locals and tourists from all walks of life come to celebrate Kanamara Matsuri, the "Festival of the Steel Phallus," in a big way.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
India Auto News
NISMO Super GT Samurai Spirit
Every year the ritual is repeated. All winter the cars have been improved and tested.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Assassin's Creed: Unity setting was foretold by AC: Brotherhood ending
Jeffrey Yohalem, writer of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood , has revealed that, like an Assassin in a crowd of monks, the setting of the next Assassin's Creed game has been in front of us all along.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Final Fantasy Turned into a Religious Experience
The Ise Grand Shrine is one of Japan's most important Shinto Shrines. This week, as the Emperor and Empress visit , the shrine is launching a new web animation with music from Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu.